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How Does a $25,000 Scholarship Sound? (106 are available from one organization!)

In addition to the many other scholarships on the Horatio Alger Foundation website, the organization also offers National Horatio Alger Scholarships in the amount of $25,000 to 106 recipients. You could be one of those students! Details are below.

Dr. David Emery, sitting in the teachers room here at CPS, is the Field Director for the State of Connecticut for the Horatio Alger Association so if you have any questions about the national, state, or other scholarships, get in touch with him!

Explore the Horatio Alger site here. Note the following requirements to be eligible for a scholarship:

(From the site)

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and

  • Be a United States citizen

As always, contact us at CPS if you would like help navigating the many opportunities out their to fund your college education!

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